In an interview published by Landscape Stories, Rob Hornstra talks about his practice, the Sochi project, and (self-)publishing. "I have a great need to tell social stories. With my photography I try to raise questions about the society in which we live. It is a challenge for me to allow people to question their ideas and prejudices."
To read the whole interview, click on the image below.
Paul Shambroom's work "Shrines" features in the latest issue of Blind Spot magazine.
What happens to weapons of war when they are no longer useful for their original purposes? Those that are not scrapped often are given second lives in the public sphere, mounted in places of honor in communities across the United States. Town squares, city parks, armories, VFW and American Legion posts display retired weapons from past American conflicts. Built for combat or other military functions, these objects now serve in a range of entirely different roles in their new settings: memorial, tourist attraction, retail signage, playground equipment, historic artifact.
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The Long Shadow of Chernobyl, by Gerd Ludwig, features over 150 photographs, interactive panoramas, and exclusive videos. The App is a comprehensive look at the human and environmental impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 25 years later.
Produced in collaboration with Lightbox Press, a new digital book publisher, the App includes images from Gerd's most recent crowd-funded trip to the Exclusion Zone in 2011 as well as his early coverage in 1993.